TNP GIVEAWAY DAY: Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership Plans and Seeds Giveaway Day for the following Community Gardens, 9 a.m., Garfield Community Garden; 10 a.m., Roosevelt Community Garden; at 10:45 a.m., Dickey Community Garden.

GOLF OUTING FOR NOAS: Carter and Carole Lewis of Howland and a committee of volunteers are organizing the 21st annual golf outing, raising money which will benefit the mission of Northeast Ohio Adoption Services and the children, teens and families it serves. Foursomes of golfers will scramble off the tee to a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Monday at Trumbull Country Club in Warren.

Golfers will receive an all-inclusive day with 18 holes of golf, lunch, and a social hour, dinner buffet at stations, and a prize program hosted by emcee and announcer Griff Allen, motorsport broadcaster. The event can accommodate 120 players. Register at 1-800-686-6627, Ext.110, or by contacting

CHURCH RESCHEDULES EVENT: Abundant Life Ministries Church, 920 Perkinswood S.E., Warren, has rescheduled a yard sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m today.

SUTLIFF PRESENTATION: “Fashions of the Downton Abbey Era” will be presented by the Sutliff Museum at 10 a.m. June 7 in the Thomas Meeting Room of the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library. Sara Hume, Curator of the Kent State University Fashion Museum, will lecture with PowerPoint illustrations of the kinds of clothing worn in early 20th century England by wealthy, upper class members of society. Her talk about the historic era will be enhanced by photographs of real life examples of styles of that era taken from the Fashion Museum’s collection of more than 30,000 garments and accessories.

Coffee and pastries will be served at 10 a.m., and there will be time for questions and answers after Hume’s talk.

The Sutliff Museum, next door to the Thomas Meeting Room, will be open for visiting both before and after the program.

There is no admission for the program, but reservations are required as the Thomas Room seating is limited to 100. Reserve your seat by calling 330-395-6575 by Monday.

The Warren Library Association operates the Sutliff Museum as a memorial to Levi and Phebe Sutliff who were operators on the Underground Railroad in the middle of the 19th century. Regular hours are 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, and tours may be arranged at other times by calling 330-395-6575 or emailing. Admission is free.

MYCAP RAISE MISSION DONATION: The employees of the Mahoning Youngstown Community Action Partnership (MYCAP) in Youngstown recently raised $500 from their Dress Down Days that will be evenly divided and donated to the Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley and the Second Harvest Food Bank.

MYCAP employees were permitted to wear jeans and casual clothing provided they made a monetary donation.

For more information about MYCAP’s programs, call the Youngstown office at 330-747-7921 or the Western Mahoning County office at 330-938-6166. You may also visit

ART OUTREACH FEATURES SHOW: On Sunday, the Art Outreach Gallery in the Eastwood Mall Complex in Niles will kick off the 2014 Summer Show. The exhibition runs Sunday through June 29. This collection includes artwork by adult artists and students of instructor Sue Jacobs.

The exhibit showcases a wide range of artists. Advanced artists study at Jacobs’ Home Studio. These artists have had many works sold and accepted into prestigious exhibits in the surrounding area.

Another featured group is the Austintown Senior Center Artists, featuring novice to advanced and prize winning work.

Heritage Manor residents enjoy painting on a twice-monthly basis. Paint and Taste artists are novice participants who enjoy an evening out and complete a paint-along piece in a three-hour session.

The following artists are exhibiting in the show: Marty Young, Cynde Kennedy, Gabriele Calior, Debbie Holko, Michelle Long, Nicole Baumgartner, Patsy Poncar, Kay Bohren, Debbie Palumbo, Mark Cappabianco, Debbie O’Leary, Paulette Catchpole, Barbara Caswcchia, Megan Lamosek, John Hesky, Doris Slozik, Rosanne Ferrara, Flora Reese, Judy Ours, Mary Pinter, Tim Wagner, Barb Anderson, Grace Williams, Sanford Lazer, Nina Carroll, Jo Ann Claycomb, Margaret Pentz, Nancy Bieliki, Mary Lou Martin, Laverne Deiter, Maude Wolfe, Richard Yarmy, Marina Grabovskaya, Lillian Katzman, William Mitchell, Carol Petro,

The opening reception is 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Art Outreach Gallery. The gallery is located next to Express, along the concourse between Macy’s and Sears. Gallery hours are 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, 1 to 9 p.m. Saturday, and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. All exhibits are free.


GRACE UMC HAS CLOTHING DROP-OFF: Grace United Methodist Church, 1725 Drexel N.W., Warren, is sponsoring a clothing drop off shed as a fundraiser and service to the community.

On April 14, St. Pauly Textile installed one of their clothing collection sheds at the church for the community to use as a drop off for clothing. The shed is located in the parking lot on the office entrance side of the church. The clothing will be distributed all over the United States and world to those who can use it. Grace UMC will in turn receive 4 cents for every pound of clothing that is donated.

This program keeps clothing out of the landfill, helps out those in need, and helps out the church with funding for various projects. It would be helpful if the clothing was placed in plastic bags before dropping it in the shed.

For the complete list of sheds and more information about St. Pauly, visit

GARDENING SEMINAR OFFERED: The Urban Community Victory Garden presents A Summer Youth Gardening Seminar sponsored by The Community of Concerned Citizens II from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 10, at the YWCA, 375 N. Park Ave., Warren. It’s free for children 9 to 18 years old.

Topics include healthy soil, composting; preventing GMOs in produce; planting techniques; insects; and gardening to save on the family budget.

For more information and registration, call 330-392-5501 or 330-502-7573.

LEARNING DOG TO HOST EVENT: The Learning Dog will host a wine tasting event from 6 to 8 p.m. May 10 at Wine Styles in Howland. Tickets include six wine tastes and can be purchased at The Learning Dog.

Proceeds will go towards assistance with medical bills for 13 year-old Cameron Gumble, who was diagnosed with Type I Diabetes in 2010. Cameron is the son of Joel and Joyce Gumble of Austintown. He is a junior at Austintown Fitch High School and plans to attend culinary school after graduation.

The Learning Dog is raising money to help obtain a Diabetic Alert Dog to help Cameron be able to live his life safely.

To learn more about this amazing story, and how the community is providing support, contact Katie Costello at 330-534-4990 or

COMMUNITY CLEANUP DAY: The Niles Avenue and Main will hold the annual community cleanup day from 9:30 a.m. to noon May 17. Those who can volunteer are asked to meet at the Niles Bike Path Trailhead. Volunteers are encouraged to bring their own tools, gloves, garbage bags, rakes, weed wackers and lawn mowers. There will be free hot dogs and chips at the Stoneyard Grill after the cleanup.

SUICIDE AWARENESS VIGIL: The seventh annual Survivors of Suicide Awareness Walk will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. May 17 at Trumbull County Courthouse gazebo, Warren. Families, friends, and the public are invited to attend and urged to bring photos or signs to highlight the loss of loved ones to suicide. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death and affects all areas of a survivor’s life. As part of the program, the names of those who have died by suicide will be read. Submit name to

SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER: The A. Philip Randolph Institute will host its second annual golf scramble scholarship fundraiser on May 10 at Tamer Win Golf Course. The event will include 18 holes, food, and free raffle ticket for participants for a flat-screen television. For tickets, call Buzzy at 330-399-5374, Sonny at 330-718-5224 or Tim at 330-501-1008.

PLANT SALE: Friends of the Greenhouse Consortium is having its annual plant sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, and May 10 at the Packard Park Greenhouse. This year’s offerings include heirloom tomatoes; hot, sweet, red or green pepper varieties; a vast selection of herbs and geraniums; petunia baskets and small Mother’s Day gifts and more. FOGC, an all volunteer organization, provides many of the public plantings in and around Warren for no charge and the care and maintenance of the greenhouse.

FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP: The Alzheimer Network Family Support Group will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Zion’s Reformed United Church of Christ, 260 Main St., Greenville; at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Children’s Rehabilitation Center, 855 Howland-Wilson Road, Howland and at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Christ Lutheran Church, corner of Sexton and Garfield Street, Struthers. For information, call 330-788-9755.

AWL OPENS NEW LOCATION: The Animal Welfare League has moved to its new facility at 812 Youngstown-Kingsville Road, Vienna and the shelter on Brunstetter Road in Lordstown will be permanently closed.

The new shelter and adoption center will resume operations beginning Tuesday and is located directly across from Avalon Squaw Creek Country Club.

Hours at the new facility are noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Pets are available for adoption during these hours. To bring a pet to the shelter, call 330-539-5300 to make arrangements.

For more information, contact the AWL at 330.539.5300 or visit the AWL website at

ARMED FORCES DAY CELEBRATION: In honor of Armed Forces Day, Weeping Willow German Shepherd Sanctuary will be at the Ponderosa Steakhouse in Warren from noon to 3 p.m. May 17 to remember the military dogs, especially the German shepherds.

Weeping Willow invites the public to meet Lucy from noon to 3 p.m. May 10 at the Ponderosa Steakhouse, 3581 Elm Road N.E., Warren. She loves to give kisses and meet everyone.